Rachel Montanez

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Rachel Montañez is a graduate-trained career coach, speaker, and consultant dedicated to driving engagement by helping employees experience fulfilling careers. Her firm, Rachel Montañez, LLC, partners with select clients to offer consulting solutions that produce and promote holistic and human-centered career development strategies. Rachel has lived in Europe, Asia, and now North America and has been sought out to provide over 1500 coaching and training hours in corporate partnerships. Follow her insights on Forbes.com and say hi over on LinkedIn.


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Job interviews mark the ending period of your search, and after that comes negotiation and accepting an offer. I typically advise that clients keep going with their career search until they have a formal offer. Why count your chickens before they've fully hatched? Having more than one offer can also increase your bargaining power, something I spoke about here. 

September 11, 2020


If we’re talking about race then we’ve got to honor Dr. King. I visited the Martin Luther King, Jr. Museum on my 6th wedding anniversary weekend.

Here are 5 career lessons from the civil rights leader.

Set your sights high.

August 18, 2020

Often the trickiest part of black Millennial diversity and inclusion is educating people who can't fully relate, don't acknowledge or don't really understand the day-to-day ramifications of the problem. 

August 3, 2020



We all experience transitions in our careers. Some are sudden and pull us out of our comfort zones like COVID-19, and a welcomed sense of career ownership accompanies others. Effective career guidance can help you get through career transitions. The term transition is essentially a life event causing role change or crisis.

Transitions can be: 

June 30, 2020